Monday #518

It’s ten pm on Monday as I write this, which is later than usual but at least it is still Monday.

Whether I get a Monday post written on Sunday as planned or not, I inevitably find myself trying to work out what I’m going to write that week. Having finished my reviews of the Famous Five (finally) I need to decide what my next series is as well.

Five Are Together Again part 4


Enid Blyton’s Holiday Stories then and now

“Right,” said Barney, finishing his breakfast. “That’s settled then. To-night about half-past nine. We’ll do the ‘This is the-House-that-Jack-Built’ business—move the picture that slides the panel that works the lever that frees the panel that opens the passage that lets us go down, that brings us to——”

“What?” cried the other three eagerly. But Barney shook his head. “That’s as far as I can get,” he said. “We’ll know the rest of our little story to-night, I hope.”

Reading about Ring O’ Bells Mystery in the latest Enid Blyton Society Journal reminded me just how good it is. I love all the fairy-tale elements woven into the adventure and of course there’s a secret passage!

ring o bells mystery



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1 Response to Monday #518

  1. Rashmi Varma says:

    I love the Barney series.


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